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January 23, 2012 at 6:00 PM - BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

Agenda
1. CALL TO ORDER
1.A. Pledge
1.B. Roll Call
2. REORGANIZATION OF BOARD OF EDUCATION
Description:  Election of Officers
    1.  Election of President
    2.  Election of Vice President
    3.  Election of Secretary
    4.  Election of Treasurer
3. ROUTINE ITEMS
3.A. Agenda Additions, Deletions and Approval
3.B. Approval of Minutes of Regular Meeting of January 9, 2012
Attachments: (1)
4. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
Description:  Executive sessions have been requested for the purpose of conducting (2) student expulsion hearings to be held in private pursuant to Section 8(b) of the Open Meetings Act, it being understood that the closed sessions have been requested by the families of the students who are recommended for expulsion. Board Action resulting from said hearings will be in public session under Action Items.
5. CORRESPONDENCE
5.A. Board Members
5.B. Superintendent
6. HOWELL HIGHLIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS
6.A. Recognition of HHS Student for Building a Hovercraft
6.B. Recognition of Hutchings Student for Winning State-wide Online Math Contest
7. REPORTS
7.A. Student Representative to the Board
7.B. Board Member Reports
8. MATTERS FOR DISCUSSION
9. PUBLIC COMMENTS
10. CONSENT ITEMS
10.A. Change in Status of Employees
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of: Resignations: SE Library Services Coordinator Alexia McDonald, effective January 16, 2012; NW Food Services Assistant Patti Hunt, effective January 18, 2012. Retirements: HWMS Guidance Counselor Catherine Literski, effective January 1, 2012, with 9.5 years of service; HWMS Teacher Alice Megan Beck, effective January 1, 2012, with 25 years of service. Recall from Layoff:  .5 TF Begindergarten Teacher Ashley Liedel, effective January 3, 2012; .5 VOY Resource Room Teacher Diane Neitzke, effective January 3, 2012; 1.0 HWMS Science Teacher Catherine Hrit, effective December 21, 2011.  
Attachments: (1)
10.B. Payment of Vouchers
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of payment of expenditures from the following funds:
1.  payment from the general fund of $3,548,235.35 and from payroll of $2,696,067.57;
2.  payment from the student activity fund of $25,960.82;
3.  payment from the HHS student activity fund of $76,456.43;
4.  Payment from the cafeteria fund of $24,776.80;
5.  Payment from the 2003 construction fund of $7,441.95;
6.  ACH Transactions PESG (contract wages) of $152,318.84;
7.  ACH Transactions Cafeteria (Gordon Foods Electronic Payment) of $78,775.81.
Attachments: (1)
11. ACTION ITEMS
11.A. Action Resulting from Student Hearing Case #089
11.B. Action Resulting from Student Hearing Case #090
11.C. Signatories for Various Bank Accounts - EXHIBIT A
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval for those individuals indicated to be authorized to continue as signatories for various accounts as shown in Exhibit A.
Attachments: (1)
11.D. Treasurer and Secretary Designee and Appointment of Deputy Treasurer - EXHIBIT B
Description:  The superintendent recommends that the board appoint the Superintendent or designee as Treasurer and Secretary designee, and that the board also appoints the Associate Superintendent for Business as Deputy Treasurer during the summer tax collection process as shown in Exhibit B. 
Attachments: (1)
11.E. Designation of Depository - EXHIBIT C
Description:  The superintendent recommends continuation of checking and savings accounts in the banking institutions as shown in Exhibit C.
Attachments: (1)
11.F. Authorization of Electronic Transactions (ACH) - EXHIBIT D
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the authorization of Electronic Transactions (ACH) as shown in Exhibit D.
Attachments: (1)
  • 1/12/2012 at 1:37 PM
11.G. Approval of HPS Educational Technology Plan - EXHIBIT E
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the HPS Educational Technology Plan as shown in Exhibit E.
Attachments: (1)
  • 1/12/2012 at 1:38 PM
11.H. Approval of Recommendation for Approval of Curriculum - EXHIBIT F
Description:  The superintendent recommends approval of the curriculum course changes and resource adoptions which were approved for recommendation to the board by the District Curriculum Council on December 15, 2011, as shown in Exhibit F.
Attachments: (1)
12. COMMENTS
12.A. Guests
12.B. Board of Education
12.C. Superintendent/Administration
13. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Description:  An executive session has been requested for the purpose of considering a letter from the board's attorney for the reason that the letter is exempt from disclosure under state law due to attorney-client privilege pursuant to Section 8(h) of the Open Meetings Act.
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
Description:  An executive session has been requested for the purpose of discussing the Superintendent's evaluation to be held in closed session at the Superintendent's request.
15. ADJOURNMENT
16. NEXT REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Description:  Date:    February 13, 2012
Place:  Administration Building Board Room
Time:   7:00 PM
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